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Liquid Gold: Waste Water Recycling Systems and LEED Certification

For all practical purposes, residents of the United States tend to view water as an unlimited resource. The great engineering accomplishments of Hoover Dam and Glen Canyon Dam showcased America’s ingenuity and expanding urban environments that relied upon the power and availability of water in the twentieth century.

Click here to learn some of the huge benefits of waste water recycling.

Go Red, White and Green this Labor Day Weekend!

Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) wishes everyone a safe and happy Labor Day weekend. Our office will be closed on Monday. Here are some helpful tips to help you have an eco-friendly Labor Day celebration without a lot of effort!

Click here to read the whole article.
The very first celebration of Labor Day was held in New York City’s Union Square on September 5, 1882.

LEED In-Person Training Classes

September - October 2014

BOMA Seattle
Wednesday, September 16, 2014 

LEEDv4 Operations & Maintenance Class

Thursday, September 17, 2014 

AGC of Oregon
LEEDv4 GA Class
Thursday, October 2, 2014 

LEED Online Training Classes 

September 2014

4 Wednesdays 
September 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2014
1:00-3:00 pm EST
Register for this online  LEEDv4 GA Class here
4 Thursdays 
September 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2014 
1:00-3:00 pm EST
Register for this online  LEED AP O+M Class here

4 Wednesdays 
September 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2014
3:00-5:00 pm EST
Register for this online LEEDv4 GA Class here
4 Thursdays 
September 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2014 
3:00-5:00 pm EST
Register for this online LEED AP BD+C Class here
If you are needing some GBCI approved LEED Continuing Education Hours here are a few choices from SIG’s new library of classes:
1)  20 Things You Must Know about LEED v4
2)  Fast Savings: Sustainable Design Choices With a Payback of 8 Years or Less
3)  Outdoor Water Use Reduction using Xeriscaping


How Scientists Generate Electricity from a Silk Moth Cocoon

Click here to learn exactly how this form of clean energy is generated.

Let’s Get You That Credential

SIG is moving forward full force with LEEDv4 training classes. All of our classes now have LEEDv4 content. SIG wants to be your source for all things LEEDv4 with our Study Tool Kit containing LEEDv4 practice portals (6 online Practice Exams with unlimited use for 120 days), LEEDv4 Study Guides, MP3’s of LEEDv4 topics and online forum.
Reach out to see how we can help you pass the exam!
If you would like to hear about what some of SIG’s recent students have to say about our classes, click here.

If you are trying to decide what exactly to for the last hurrah of summer here are some fun and affordable ideas.

Visiting a state or national park is one of 6 great ideas...

Click here to learn more.

Collin’s Corner


“Walklanta” Panel Discussion - Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

By Collin Shepard

Is Atlanta a walkable city? Or is Atlanta still a post-WWII constructed, commuter/driver city plagued by extensive road and highway systems and urban sprawl?

Click here to learn what both panels had to say about this topic at the August 1st Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable (SART) panel discussion.
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